Advertisement
  TheJournal.ie uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Click here to find out more »
Dublin: 18 °C Saturday 19 August, 2017

#Education

# education - Today’s News

'You have to ask: why are voluntary contributions necessary in a country where we're on the rise financially?'

School principals say rising costs are putting pressure on parents and on schools.

# education - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

'Whatever your results today, there will be opportunities for you'

More people took Higher Level subjects this year, but the number of top marks is down.

# education - Monday 14 August, 2017

'We are teaching too many students to do jobs that our society doesn’t need'

We create too many graduates who are destined to drain from society rather than contribute to it, writes Chris Fitzgerald.

# education - Friday 11 August, 2017

Court rejects government order that would have compelled school to enroll student

A departmental committee decided that the boy should be given a place – but that has been overruled twice now.

# education - Thursday 10 August, 2017

'I don't know what to do': Clashes over Irish-English language split at Connemara crèche

An Crann Taca has rejected accusations of discrimination after it announced it would divide naíonra classes according to Irish-language proficiency.

# education - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Galway teacher fights to stop transfer to another school and says she was 'humiliated'

The teacher has been at the school for 17 years.

# education - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

The average back-to-school spend is now €1,209 per child

There has been a slight drop in the number of parents getting into debt to fund these costs.

# education - Monday 17 July, 2017

Proposal would give the State powers to investigate universities quickly

It comes after a report last week into universities found “unacceptable” financial practices.

# education - Sunday 16 July, 2017

'Education is important. The government should pay us students to go to college'

I can’t afford to go to college in September because I am unemployed, writes Declan Lavin.

# education - Saturday 15 July, 2017

'We're looking at more affordable products': New €235-a-week student beds launched

Dorset Point in Dublin’s north inner city is owned by US real estate giant Hines.

'I couldn’t imagine being able to afford loans of €20,000 for my degree'

Students in the UK are graduating with loans of £57,000, Labour says the same can’t happen here.

# education - Thursday 13 July, 2017

'We're looking at more affordable products': New €235-a-week student beds launched

Dorset Point in Dublin’s north inner city is owned by US real estate giant Hines.

# education - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

From Business ETC 'We're looking at more affordable products': New €235-a-week student beds launched Education

'We're looking at more affordable products': New €235-a-week student beds launched

Dorset Point in Dublin’s north inner city is owned by US real estate giant Hines.

# education - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Would you like to work in Leinster House? A new apprenticeship programme could be on the way

Apprenticeships could be offered in parliamentary affairs, public administration and political communications.

# education - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Dublin Zoo's latest attraction is...dinosaurs

The new exhibit features ‘Stan’ a life-sized replica fossil skeleton of a male adult tyrannosaurus rex.

Received a CAO offer today? Here's what you need to know

Over 6,600 people, mainly mature and deferred applicants, will get offers.

# education - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

An extra 975 SNAs will be allocated to schools this September

Some 864 assistants will be allocated in the coming days.

# education - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Poll: Do you agree with ending 'baptism barriers' in most schools? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you agree with ending 'baptism barriers' in most schools?

The new measure will mostly affect primary schools with a Roman Catholic ethos.

# education - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

'No more baptism barrier': Catholic schools won't use religion as admission criteria, says Bruton

There will still be exceptions in cases of minority schools, the Minister said.

# education - Sunday 25 June, 2017

English Language Teachers start shouting louder about their working rights

The Department of Education won’t meet with the teachers as they are private workers.

# education - Thursday 15 June, 2017

'Ireland has lost a fierce and dedicated campaigner': Tributes pour in for Ann Louise Gilligan RIP This post contains videos

'Ireland has lost a fierce and dedicated campaigner': Tributes pour in for Ann Louise Gilligan

Dr Gilligan’s wife Katherine Zappone said she is “heartbroken”.

There are 79 unemployment blackspots in Ireland, with Limerick worst affected

Meanwhile, the number of women looking after the home or family has continued to decline.

# education - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Two Irish brothers want to banish the classroom from accountants' training

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile LearnSignal.

Trinity is planning 'one of the largest projects since the IFSC' in Dublin's docks

The new technology campus will cost up to €1.25 billion to complete.

# education - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

From Business ETC Trinity is planning 'one of the largest projects since the IFSC' in Dublin's docks Building And Property

Trinity is planning 'one of the largest projects since the IFSC' in Dublin's docks

The new technology campus will cost up to €1.25 billion to complete.

# education - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

From Business ETC Cork council loses its bid for €800k in developer fees for a long-delayed science park Education

Cork council loses its bid for €800k in developer fees for a long-delayed science park

It wanted the money to fund services on the 60-plus hectare site at Curraheen.

# education - Saturday 3 June, 2017

From Business ETC Two Irish brothers want to banish the classroom from accountants' training Startups

Two Irish brothers want to banish the classroom from accountants' training

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile LearnSignal.

# education - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Teachers say 'pay is insufficient' as urgent appeal made for Leaving Cert markers

The SEC said that it would have sufficient numbers in place and did not want to “cause alarm” with the appeal.

# education - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

'Six years on, we still have no school. I'm worried my daughter will never learn in a school building'

Parents and children held a protest outside the Dáil yesterday urging the government to provide them with a school.

# education - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Five acres of Dublin school grounds to be sold by religious order

“It feels like the school’s being stripped back,” one parent said.

'It's not fair on our children - one classroom is so stuffy it's nicknamed the headache room'

Ballinteer Educate Together National School is sharing space with another school, despite having 230 pupils.

# education - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Child with an intellectual disability placed in hospital for three months

The Ombudsman for Children is concerned that this is a children’s rights issue and plan to pursue the issue in 2017.

# education - Monday 22 May, 2017

Elite US boarding school acknowledges decades of 'sexual misconduct' by staff

An investigation into St Paul’s School reviewed 34 current and former staff members.

# education - Monday 15 May, 2017

'Lackey', 'traitor': Russian students face lectures over anti-Putin views

Authorities in Russia appear to be getting jittery over youth discontent ahead of presidential elections next year.

# education - Sunday 14 May, 2017

Can schools link 'voluntary contributions' with schools tours and book schemes?

Voluntary contribution fees can cause stress for many parents who say they feel there’s an onus on them to pay – despite the ‘voluntary’ term.

# education - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Here's how Leaving Cert students did in French, Russian and Japanese

Some performed very well, while others struggled with basic vocabulary.

# education - Friday 5 May, 2017

University of Limerick asks for review after claims of financial misconduct

Former employees have made claims of ‘inappropriate expenses’ at the university’s finance department.

# education - Thursday 4 May, 2017

'I found myself in New Zealand thinking, what am I going to do with my life?'

After stints in construction and door-to-door sales, this teacher set up an online study-notes service.

From Business ETC 'A good speech is like a miniskirt. Long enough to cover up but short enough to be interesting' Insights

'A good speech is like a miniskirt. Long enough to cover up but short enough to be interesting'

Public-speaking trainer Barbara Moynihan delivers a masterclass in making presentations.

# education - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Three Irish colleges have made a prestigious Top 100 list

Which came out on top?

1 2 3 4 5